Environmental Action Germany

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Deutsche Umwelthilfe (DUH) is a non-profit environmental and consumer protection association, supported by public and private project grants and donations. It is a member of the European Environmental Bureau, in Brussels. It has the legal right to represent group claims in court against projects that it considers a threat to the environment. The group also aims to provide a forum for dialogue between environmental organizations, politicians and business people.

In 2017, DUH filed a suit against Germany’s Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA), accusing it of failing to act robustly enough over Volkswagen's diesel emissions scandal.[1]


  1. ^ Jan Schwartz, Maria Sheahan and Andreas Cremer (March 24, 2017), German environmental lobby sues motor authority over VW scandal Reuters.

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